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Oil filter can you use a engine oil filter for the transmission filter,they look to be the same size,thanks,, 95 saturn sc2

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You probably could if the threads are the same. Aside from military vehicles I have worked on, the Saturn was the first car I worked on with a spin-on trans filter. Most auto parts stores carry the transmission filter for Saturns and they are not that much more than an oil filter.

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Even if they look alike i would use what needs to be use, no sense saving a few bucks an have trans fluid leak out an cause you to replace the transmission...

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its a pain in the *** to find but its by the front right tire easy way to find it but i dont think its accesible is take off the right tire ull see it there its a real pain in the *** i almost replaced the transmission filter with an oil filter cuz i thought it was an oil filter well good luck

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